Written by Troy Schwable Tuesday, 02 October 2012 14:36
Wood Badge For The 21st Century is the ultimate leadership training program for the adult leaders of the Boy Scouts of America. Similar courses on the corporate side cost thousands of dollars per attendee and may not offer the same depth. Wood Badge for the 21st Century is a modern format of training that delivers the latest in 12 leadership skills that will help you be the best leader possible. These are skills that will become part of your everyday life. You will use these skills at home, church, and anywhere leadership is needed.
The course is made to provide the highest quality course with the most experienced staff to a diverse audience. We promise you friendship, camaraderie, knowledge, personal awareness, and most of all fun.
As a result of attending Wood Badge, participants will be able to:
Every Scout deserves a trained leader! We expect the best from out scouts, they should expect no less from us. Leadership is a key to the scouting program and we strive to create an environment where leadership, learning, and advancement make scouts grow. We provide these through our scouting programs from boy lead leadership, advancement and recognition. To provide this leadership we as Scouters need the right tools, and resources. Wood Badge is the answer to helping you in all these areas.
The course is designed to reach all adults at any level of professional training and in any aspect of scouting; Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity and Venturing. Wood Badge will help you in self and team motivation, and will help you in providing the best leadership for your program. The course will help you in your organization, communication, and management skills that will benefit you in your professional life also.
Wood Badge will help you improve your role in Scouting. It will help you focus on your responsibilities, identify a goal, help you work toward that goal and give you the tools to reach it. But Wood Badge is more than that. It teaches how a group develops and how the leader can assist in that process. It is about the interrelationship of all members of the Scouting family. It helps identify the connections between the district, the council, and the individual unit. It shows you how to tie Scouting's values into unit meetings with outings. Wood Badge is more than a classroom it is games and hands-on projects. You will come away with an appreciation of Scouting's heritage as well as a dream for the role you will play in its future the impact you will make on a youth in your own unit at home.Last Updated on Thursday, 16 May 2013 16:02